The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League All-stars Game
Coca-Cola was originally green
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury
Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better
The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%, (now get this…)
The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair
The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910
The youngest pope was 11 years’ old
The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer
Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades – King David, Hearts – Charlemagne, Clubs -Alexander, the Great, Diamonds – Julius Caesar
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes
Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later
“I am.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language
Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that make them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.
No NFL team which plays its home games in a domed stadium has ever won a Super bowl
Foremost in our minds, at the moment is the loss of life that the typhoon has caused in the Philippines and the effects on homes and livelihoods of friends and families.
According to the Joint Analysis of Disaster Response (JADE) conducted by the Pacific Disaster Centre (PDC), WFP and OCHA, more than 3 million people are living in areas expected to be seriously affected and will likely need humanitarian assistance.
We are working to ensure we can help wherever possible.
Typhoon Kammuri passed through the northern coconut growing areas of the Philippines.
All three factories of our factories for desiccated coconut and coconut oil production in the Northern Philippines had various levels of physical damage as a result of the Typhoon,
We are working hard on repairs already and hope to re-start some production as early as the weekend, with full production resuming into the end of next week
Our main distribution port suffered a significant amount of damage and we expect the clean-up to take 4-5 days and operations there to re-start early next week.
Ongoing Effects & Market Prices
With many roads still closed or blocked with debris following the Typhoon, we have not done a full assessment of the effects on all the crop areas, but we know some areas have been affected much more than others.
We expect crops will be affected in the coming months with an initial abundance of materials, with the excessive fall of the nuts following the high winds. This will lead to an initial dip in prices with an oversupply into January 2020
However, the knock-on effect will be felt from February, when the harvest cycle will have been broken and there will be a shortage in the harvest leading to inevitable low production and price increases that could remain well into Spring 2020. ... See MoreSee Less